William Grant & Sons chairman becomes UK's second highest taxpayer

William Grant & Sons chairman Glenn Gordon was Britain’s second highest taxpayer in the last financial year, according to the Sunday Times Tax List.

William Grant & Sons appoints new CFO

William Grant has appointed Giles Wilson as its new chief financial officer and he will begin work on September 1.

William Grant & Sons has appointed a managing director for Latin America

William Grant & Sons has appointed Enda O’Sullivan as managing director to Latin America, overseeing the hoped for growth of the company’s brand portfolio. 

William Grant reports record profit

William Grant & Sons has reported a record profit after tax of £147.4m*, an increase of 8.9% year-on-year.

Famous Grouse Experience shortlisted for tourism award

The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery has been shortlisted at the Courier Business Awards in the tourism, leisure and hospitality business of the year category.

Stella David steps down at William Grant

William Grant & Sons has announced that chief executive, Stella David, is stepping down.

Cameron named Mastermind

William Grant has crowned Michael Cameron from Guy’s Restaurant & Bar, Glasgow, the winner of the Glenfiddich Malt Mastermind Competition.

William Grant is Rugby World Cup’s official spirits and champagne provider

William Grant & Sons has announced that it is the official spirits & champagne tournament provider to the Rugby World Cup 2015 which starts in September.

Tullamore’s spirits safe is installed

William Grant & Sons has reported the installation of the custom-made spirit safe at what will become the new distillery for Tullamore Dew, its Irish whiskey brand.

Wm Grant's Abrook to advocate whisky innovation

William Grant & Sons has appointed Kevin Abrook, currently global marketing manager innovation for whisky as its first ever global whisky specialist, innovation.

Glenfiddich 26-year-old launches

William Grant & Sons has unveiled a new Glenfiddich expression.

Tullamore Dew: still life

William Grant & Sons has announced that four hand crafted copper stills have been delivered to its Tullamore Dew site in County Offaly, in the Irish midlands approximately 100km west of Dublin.

Scholarship to honour Ian Murray

William Grant & Sons has launched a scholarship to honour Ian Murray, its former prestige retail manager, who died last year after a short illness.

First Drinks and Rémy Cointreau end their distribution agreement

First Drinks Brands and Rémy Cointreau have confirmed that their distribution agreement in the UK will end on March 31.

Gin is extremely uninteresting

The global Gin sector is low price, low growth and extremely uninteresting, according to a top City of London analyst.

William Grant distills on Christmas Day

William Grant & Sons marked its 125th anniversary on Christmas Day last year by distilling a spirit that will be released in decades to come as a Christmas-themed Glenfiddich.

William Grant tops £1bn turnover

William Grant & Sons, the independent family distiller which owns Glenfiddich has topped the £1 billion turnover mark for the first time.

Tullamore Dew comes into its own

William Grant is doing a job on Tullamore Dew, the Irish whiskey brand it bought a couple of years ago from C&C, owners of the Magners cider brand.

UK: £5m facelift and heritage campaign for Grant's

Scotch group William Grant and Sons has launched a £5m marketing campaign to build awareness of the heritage of its Grant’s scotch brand.

Balvenie Caribbean expression launches in UK

William Grant & Sons is rolling out its Balvenie Caribbean expression into the UK market from September.

Tia Maria in packaging revamp

Coffee liqueur brand Tia Maria has received a packaging update. The new bottle design was unveiled at Lovebox music festival in London. Argentina, Holland and Canada are also set to receive the new packaging.

Glenfiddich joins The Millionaires' Club

Glenfiddich has become the first single malt scotch to sell a million 9-litre cases in a year.

William Grant appoints new chair

William Grant & Sons has appointed Glenn Gordon as non-executive chairman.

William Grant plans €35m Tullamore Dew homecoming

William Grant & Sons has announced a €35m plan to take the production of Tullamore Dew back to its former home in Tullamore.

Glenfiddich 50 YO lands in LA travel retail

William Grant & Sons Global Travel Retail has partnered with travel retailer DFS Group to release a 50-year old, $17,000 bottle of Glenfiddich at Los Angeles International Airport.

Hillebrand signs with William Grant

William Grant & Sons and JF Hillebrand have signed a three-year global logistics contract.

Grant’s gives sherry and ale whiskies a new finish

William Grant & Sons has repackaged its Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish and Ale Cask Finish expressions.

Campari to acquire Carolans, Frangelico and Irish Mist

Gruppo Campari has signed an agreement to acquire Carolans, Frangelico and Irish Mist from William Grant & Sons for €128.2 million.

Grant's launches 25yo blended scotch whisky

William Grant & Sons has launched Grant’s 25 year old, a blended scotch whisky. The product will initially be exclusive to travel retail.